Sunset at sea

Sunset at sea

Well done Daina for a first sea-scape. I like the use of reflected colour. A beautiful picture but you don't say what size it is. Barry.

Diana thankyou for your very high praise indeed on latest post, have left you a reply there. this is absolutley "SUPERB" for a first attemt whar a talent you are, it seems there is nothing or in any medium that you cannot do. i take my hat off to you, very...very...well done.for you a talented lady to say that my work is good, is high praise indeed. i feel humbled. kind regards.Rhian.(I-K)

For a first attempt this is absolutely "BRILLIANT" like to see some more like this. Wish i could achieve a painting like this, you left us all behind. Congratulations!!!

Nice work Diana. I very much like the way you have painted the sky. Very well done indeed. Lovely colour too.

Oh my word, thank you all very much.To be honest I did think of cropping it down and cutting out most of the sky which I don't like. I wanted light fluffy cumulous clouds and didn't feel I'd got them. I couldn't keep the pain damp enough to blend them in. I'm awful at skies. Can never work out where the dark parts of clouds should be. Sorry Barry, it's 16" by 12". I don't really do landscapes or the sea. It was just a photo I had my husband snap at long distance one evening while we were traveling down the motorway from visiting son at University. I cut out all the land and put in a beach instead.

Hi Diana, a very nice seascape indeed for a first attempt. The sky resembles one I recently posted on my seascapes portfolio so I can understand what you mean about "getting it just right". Lovely painting, well done.

I think the clouds are very nice and complemented the painting very much. The sun's reflection on the sea is very interesting too. Very well done.

This painting is just lovely. I like the colours and the way you have varied the blue in the sky. The sun looks great with that sparkle.

HI Diana, thanks for your lovely remarks on -re- poppys, its a work i have never liked and also a very old pic. i have left you a reply on there, if you can find it again?? its in "NEW-WORK" PORTFOLIO, if that helps. kind regards.Rhian. (I-K.)

If thats your first attempt, then I look forward to seeing your next work. Very well done.

Thanks for your comments. I love this. I also admire the fact that you use a variety of mediums. Scared to try acrylics!

Don't fear acrylics at all- you can use the same techniques as watercolour or you can use them like oils. Start off watering them down and doing your usual technique and you will quickly become bolder. (and glad that you can work in reverse from dark to light which make s life much easier.)

I find seascapes really difficult. I've never finished one that I've been happy with (That's why I stick to portraits). This is amazing - and especially for a first attempt. Well done.

Your whole gallery is good, but this stands out for me. Well done!

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Acrylic on canvas board. First ever attempt at a seascape.

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Diana Hudson

I am Diana Hudson, a Lancashire lass who grew up in a little village outside Burnley. I travelled extensively and worked all over the world before returning to my roots in the Pendle area. As a dog breeder and judge, I specialised in pet portraits for over 20 years before adding portraits,…

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